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stir

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1 a state of noisy, confused activity

  • the planeʼs first jolt caused a stir among the passengers, and by the third one they were in a panic
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2 the act or an instance of changing position

  • we were warned that the slightest stir would scare the mother bird so we hardly dared to breathe
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stir

noun , slang

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a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody

  • the mule had just got out of stir and was being followed by the feds, who had their sights set on the kingpin of the operation
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bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jail, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]

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stir

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1 to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly

  • the recipe says to stir the mixture carefully until it's properly blended
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2 to change one's position

  • the cat stirred, then opened its eyes and slowly got to its feet
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3 to rouse to strong feeling or action

  • news coverage of the fire stirred many to send donations to a fund for the families who had lost their homes
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build a fire under

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